from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Articles made of tin or tin plate.
- n. A place where tin is smelted and rolled.
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- n. Products manufactured using tin (the metal)
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Vendors offer a variety of tinwork, hand-loomed fabrics and colonial furniture.
The father, an old, cheery, small piece of man-hood, could do everything connected with tinwork from one end of the process to the other, use almost every carpenter's tool, and make picture frames to boot.
A similar effect is achieved with piercing, like that of traditional tinwork.